Sussex v Kent
County Match 1885
VenueCounty Ground, Hove on 10th, 11th, 12th August 1885 (3-day match)
Balls per over4
TossKent won the toss and decided to bat
ResultKent won by an innings and 66 runs
UmpiresW Clarke, J Street
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 333/4 (Patterson 121*, Wilson 11*)
Close of play day 2Sussex (2) 33/2 (Humphreys 3*, Tester 0*)

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AJ Thorntonb Blackman27     
F Hearneb JB Hide25     
GG Hearnec Newham b Humphreys66     
WH Pattersonc Wyatt b Humphreys143     
RT Thorntonst Phillips b Humphreys59     
L Wilsonb JB Hide13     
F Marchantb Humphreys7     
A Hearnest Phillips b Humphreys4     
J Woottonnot out16     
H Hearnest Phillips b Humphreys4     
+JH Pentecostc and b Humphreys6     
Extras(15 b, 6 lb, 7 nb, 1 w)29
Total(all out, 235.1 overs)399
Fall of wickets:
1-58, 2-72, 3-199, 4-308, 5-337, 6-350, 7-362, 8-369, 9-383, 10-399 (235.1 ov)
Sussex bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Godfrey36   9640--
AB Hide38   21400--
JB Hide56   33392--
Blackman21   8351--
Tester22   11370--
Newham15   3350--
Wyatt7   1180--

Sussex first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*GN Wyattb A Hearne14     
WA Testerc GG Hearne b A Hearne3     
W Newhamb Wootton1     
FM Lucasb Wootton35     
A Blackmanb Wootton7     
WA Humphreysst Pentecost b AJ Thornton35     
JB Hideb Wootton54     
P Colesc GG Hearne b Wootton13     
+H Phillipsnot out3     
CJM Godfreyb GG Hearne7     
AB Hidec Wilson b Wootton0     
Extras(3 b, 1 lb)4
Total(all out, 120.2 overs)176
Fall of wickets:
1-18, 2-19, 3-19, 4-44, 5-77, 6-114, 7-163, 8-164, 9-173, 10-176 (120.2 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
A Hearne42   14462--
H Hearne7   3110--
AJ Thornton6   2131--
GG Hearne11   5151--

Sussex second innings (following on)RunsBallsMins4s6s
*GN Wyattb Wootton15     
+H Phillipsb Wootton2     
WA Testerc sub b AJ Thornton8     
WA Humphreysc H Hearne b AJ Thornton29     
W Newhamb H Hearne49     
FM Lucasc and b AJ Thornton0     
A Blackmanc and b AJ Thornton5     
JB Hideb Wootton5     
P Colesc H Hearne b Wootton13     
CJM Godfreynot out6     
AB Hideb Wootton1     
Extras(22 b, 2 lb)24
Total(all out, 110.1 overs)157
Fall of wickets:
1-21, 2-25, 3-68, 4-80, 5-80, 6-94, 7-116, 8-150, 9-150, 10-157 (110.1 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
A Hearne28   15270--
H Hearne21   11281--
AJ Thornton18   11204--
GG Hearne6   2120--

--> WH Patterson (1) passed his previous highest score of 107 in First-Class matches
--> W Newham (2) passed 2000 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 4
--> CJM Godfrey made his debut for Sussex in First-Class matches
--> JB Hide reached 50 wickets in First-Class matches for the season when taking his 2nd wicket in the Kent first innings
--> J Wootton reached 350 wickets in First-Class matches when taking his 2nd wicket in the Sussex first innings
--> AJ Thornton achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches in the Sussex second innings (previous best was 2-14)